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PEID: 9489

ROP: 106847

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Kuki Chin

Language: Mru - (mro)

Alternate Name(s): Mro, Murung

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: Bangladesh

Population: 48,000

Global Population: 81,000

PEID: 9489

ROP: 106847

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Mru Chin of Myanmar, numbering 48,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kuki Chin people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 81,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mru. The primary religion practiced by the Mru Chin is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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